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what you'll get depends on where you live. >> exactly and the timing is key as well especially when you're talking about march snow because when it falls during the day it has a very hard time accumulating and that's something we're going to experience the second half of the weekend but right now as we look at satellite and radar, we have a cold front to our north. that fronts has brought some clouds in here this afternoon. a couple of sprinkles up in the lehigh valley but this is going to bring a drop in temperature and set the stage for some snow here especially the second half of the weekend. it is 63 in philadelphia right now. very warm way strong wind out of the west ahead of this front. 37 in syracuse, 36 in burlington and those winds will continue to funnel in out of the north tonight and throughout your saturday. excuse me. as we look at double scan live radar down to the south we have a piece of energy near saint louis. we also have moisture in the gulf of mexico. these two will come together and it's going to develop a low just off of the carolinas which will deepen its way, coastal storm, nor'easter,
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that will bring enough precipitation our way to see accumulating snow. so, the time line here, we're speeding it up just a little bit. saturday evening into saturday night that wet snow and rain arrives from the south to the north. on sunday the entire day it is wet snow philadelphia to the north and west, rain in southern new jersey and delaware and then during sunday evening into sunday night, it will taper off and change to snow even in the areas that see rain. and it is not uncommon to see snow this late in the season. if you look back to the last three years, jim, march 25th 2013, and even last year on the first day of spring, we had 4-inches of snow, so why not make it four years in a row? we'll let you know how much to expect this go round coming up in accuweather. >> why not. >> why not. >> thank you, adam. with the possibility of snow looming, keep your devices opened to and you can use street level forecasting from storm tracker6 live to stay ahead of the changeover and follow our
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team of meteorologists on facebook, twitter and other social platforms. an apparent victory over isis directed terrorism today. the man accused of plotting the paris terror attacks has finally been caught during a raid punctuated by gunfire in brussells, today. [gunfire] police shot salah abdeslam in the leg and detained him along with four other suspects including three individuals who have sheltered him since the attacks on november 13th. this is video of a suspect coming out of the house with a wounded leg. officials suspect that this is abdeslam but there has been no specific confirmation. abdeslam is believed to be the mastermind of the siege that killed 130 people in paris. an intense manhunt continues tonight after authorities reveal that even more terrorists were involved in the paris slaughter than
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previously thought. and of course world news with david muir will have more on the dramatic capture tonight at 6:30. it began with a discovery of a dead man at a trailer park in stanton, delaware and ended with the arrest of a suspect in landenberg chester county. "action news" reporter vernon odom fills in all the details. >> we're treating it as a suspicious death and that's the reason investigators are on scene right now. >> reporter: suspicious indeed. the daughter of the 69-year-old man who lived here alone on indiana avenue in stanton's park place trailer section had called police to come here this morning after she found him dead. his car a gray oldsmobile missing. police did not have to look far to find it. it was in a nearby section of town with a young male relative of the deceased driving. >> we were able to locate a subject operating the vehicle which led to the pursuit which ended in landenberg township in pennsylvania. that person was taken into
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custody and transported to avondale barracks in pennsylvania. >> reporter: only "action news" was there when the male was arrested on blue hen road in landenberg chester county. they are not yet labeling him a murder suspect because they're waiting for the medical examiner's report before calling it a homicide. neighbors returning home from their overnight jobs were shaken up by the presence of so many cops who spent the day here gathering evidence at the trailer park. >> when i come in i see a lot of police. i fear because my husband is in my house and i think maybe something in here. >> reporter: new castle county police hope to get that autopsy report late tonight or early tomorrow morning so they can decide how to proceed. i'm vernon odom, channel6 "action news" in minquedale, delaware. >> police say they have finally solved the murder of a 17-year-old boy who was killed in norristown exactly five years ago today. 23-year-old omar massenburg is now charged in the shooting death of ray dawkins.
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the teenager was gunned down at noble and west oak streets on this day in 2011. detectives say cell phone information and witnesses led to massenburg's arrest. he is being held without bail. two highrises will be torn down in north philadelphia at 7:15 tomorrow morning. 15 low rises will also be imploded. not torn down but imploded at the norman blumberg apartments at 23rd and ingersoll. it is part of the philadelphia housing authority's plan to revitalize the area with new apartments and townhomes. some people are being asked to evacuate during the implosion. those in the center section of this map should leave by 5:00 a.m. and throws in red section are in the dust zone and they should keep their doors and windows closed. so, villanova has an easy time of it. temple has to endure a heartbreaking defeat. it is all about march madness
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and ducis rodgers has the game stories. >> a wild one for temple and iowa. for anyone else not wearing temple colors this might have been the most exciting game of the tournament but for the cherry and white this game against iowa is sickenin sicken. the owls trail by 12 points. they come back. he makes all three. final seconds ot game tied great did he have on the shooter. but adam woodbury puts it back in at the buzzer. probably got away with a pushoff. temple loses at the buzzer 72-70 so the owls are done. nova and unc ashville all week jay wright has had to hear about his recent lack of success in the tournament. first half bridges with the steal. november is a is up by seven. at the end of the first half when it's your day it's your day. ryan arcidiacono scores 14,
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daniel ochefu scored 17. nova wins 86-56. nova advances to play iowa on sunday. saint joe's take on cincinnati tonight out west in spokane but what a tough loss for temple today. >> and we're going to go live to the temple campus to "action news" reporter gray hall and for temple fans gray it just doesn't get much tougher than this. >> reporter: it does not, jim. just heartbreaking and really sad time here as students watched that game, they were on the edge of their seats. that were all hoping for the best, hoping for a victory. it was not to be so and of course temple fell to iowa. take a lift the tone students as they reacted to the loss. >> it was fantastic. i'm really hoping that we could have done better but it was a really good play they made overtime. [cheers and applause] >> reporter: so heartbreaking indeed. earlier today we caught up with students at both villanova and temple as they
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watched their teams fight for victory: early in the morning bus loads of students took their support on the road and headed to brooklyn to cheer and watch the team play. >> we're underdog most of the time. we play in a good conference. i think we have a really good slot at win dag. >> i like the under today. it's a good feeling. there's been a lot of upsets already so it's march madness. anything can can happen. >> reporter: basketball fans are overjoyed it is march madness. it was a celebration on the campus of villanova as students cleared on the wildcats at a watch party. >> definitely positive around the campus and definitely in the city, just three good teams try to battle it out. try to make the mark on the city. it's been a really exciting season for the big five. >> we're not even talking about win or lose. we're talking about just going hard, playing hard and supporting them along the way. >> reporter: the celebration was not in vain. villanova beat unc ashville 86 to 56. >> hopefully we get to at least elite eight. i know there's some tough teams out there lycans cans and i would say kentucky.
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there are some tough teams out there. >> reporter: okay, so and with the loss for temple university now all eyes on villanova. this sunday of course they will play against iowa. at temple university, gray hall channel6 "action news. jim. >> and lef lest we for guest sat joe's tonight 9:15 in spokane. coming up on "action news" tonight bed bugs are discovered inside a local school and why that's not the only reason parent are upset. a homeless army veteran is moving into a home of her own thanks to a group of south jersey contractors. >> as we look to the north you see plenty of cold air that will continue to push in over the upcoming weekend setting us up for some of that spring snow. we'll have all the very latest coming up in accuweather. >> those stories and much more when "action news" continues tonight. >> ♪ katie: the u.s. has added 14 million new jobs
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>> bed bugs disconfederate this week at murrell dobbins high school in north philadelphia. students were told to report to class even while exterminators were treating the building. some parents were upset with that decision. but the school district said it was safe for the can kids to be there. there were hugs and hand shakes all around today at cooper medical school at rowan university as fourth year students found out where they will be doing their residencies. this is match day, the day when medical students around the country open their sealed envelopes to reveal where they will continue their careers as physicians. by the way this is cooper's charter class. this was the first match day at the medical school and in may these students will be the
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first graduating class. she served her country as a member of the military. now as a veteran she is being rewarded for her sacrifice in extraordinary fashion. new jersey correspondent nora muchanic has the story. >> reporter: army veteran jen nay dawson is beside herself touring the home she's moving into. after a year of being homeless and staying with friends and relatives she and her seven-year-old son will have a place to call their home. >> i'm just appreciative that i can call something home, i can turn my own key, i can lay down, i'm going to school to become a nurse so i can like live out my dream and especially and be comfortable. >> reporter: jeanine's dream is a reality. they renovated this three bedroom top to bottom relying almost entirely on donated supplies and labor. >> it took a year and a half because it was all volunteers and we fitted in when we can and you know we made it work. >> you couldn't give to it a
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better person, a vet that protects us all the time so we in return gave her something nice. >> reporter: she's a nursing student at camden county college and will rent to own through a partnership between catholic clarities and the community asset preservation corporation. >> the idea is to keep this going, take the funding put it into other homes and kind of do the same thing for other families. >> reporter: contractors say when they first began work here some of the neighbors were skeptical but over time they accepted them and began to welcome the work they're doing here. >> i have no worries. all i can say is thank you so much. >> reporter: her sister and her daughter will be living here, too and thanks to some kind hearted contractors, jenae is no longer homeless and will soon own a home of her own. in camden, i'm nora muchanic, channel6 "action news."
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>> temple villanova two different teams two dramatically different results. >> our dreams of having them play on sunday in the ncaa tournament will not happen a2
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seed falls to a 15 seed but it's not villanova. accomplish began state in case you're wondering. villanova looked as good as advertised facing unc ashville. josh hart throwing down. cats up 10-two. they never trail in this one. end of the first half ryan arcidiacono beats buzzer. 13 3's for november v they head into the locker room with a 14-point lead. daniel ochefu, 17 points and 10 rebounds both game lies. nova rolls 86-56. temple takes the subway into brooklyn. for its game against iowa. second half jared with a tough fade away jumper. iowa goes up by eight. the owls come back. down three with four seconds to go. quentin is fouled. three free throws. he'll make all three to send the game into overtime. he scores a game high 26
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points. final seconds of ot game tied great did he first on the shooter, but adam woodbury tips it in if the buzzer. that counts. temple loses 72 to 70. jeff skversky was court side for both games. he joins us now from brooklyn with reaction from both teams. jeff. >> reporter: hey, ducis. temple is one and done for the fifth time in their last seven trips to the ncaa tournament. this one oh, so close in overtime to iowa. here's the bottom line. one more rebounds, one more basket and they would be moving on to face villanova. temple missed 11 of 12 from deep after the half. >> it hurts to be honest with you and that's the part of the problem of this situation. it's now the abruptness of the ending is frightening to be honest with you. >> reporter: hey, at least it's thumbs up for jay wright and villanova. they're walking out of here
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today despite a first half scare from unc ashville. the wildcats turned a two-point lead into a 30-point lead in the second thanks to shooting 72 percent. it's a big win for nova. >> we're dangerous. when we defend and rebound we're dangerous but we're not so dangerous we can't get beat by anybody. you know, that's just -- that's what we are. some people asked what's the difference between this year -- why are you going to advance further. there's no difference. we're the same kind of team we could lose to anybody but we could beat anybody. >> we focused on the game. unc ashville is a tough team. we knew that coming into the game. happy to get the win out there. >> reporter: villanova's now trying to move on to the second weekend for the first time since 2009. standing in their way, iowa, a tough team. just ask temple. we're live in brooklyn, jeff skversky channel6 "action news." ducis. >> all right, jeff, thank you so much. saint joe's is expected to tip off around 10 o'clock tonight. the hawks are in spokane to face cincinnati. what a year it's been for
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saint joe's. the hawks have 27 wins, 14 more than they had a year ago. >> the players commitment the coach's compliment to complimeno improvement, to not repeating what happened last year. it's an honor to be a part of this particular group. >> phillies beat the pirates today 15-12 in spring training play. pitching was optional. maikel franco and ryan howard went deep. howard had a grand slam. sunday is the union's home opener coming off a victory over columbus last week. head coach jim curtain is looking to build upon that. >> it doesn't mean anything unless we bounce back and come into our house now in front of our fans and have the same effort that we showed on the road. >> you can see the match here sunday on 6abc. coverage begins at 2:00 p.m. that's sports. >> thanks ducis. as you are enjoying your weekend, stay close to "action news" through facebook.
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>> a lot of weather to talk about. here is adam joseph. >> yeah, and basically three years in a row now we're talking about snow right around the start of spring. >> i didn't know that. >> yeah, three years in a row. last year we had 4-inches on the first day of spring. maybe this year we'll bring it down a little bit less. so moving in the right direction i guess. >> next year no snow. >> then none next year. as we take a look at double scan live radar all is quiet
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out there. a few clouds moving in from the north. there were a couple sprinkles in the poconos and this is the cold front that will introduce more winter-like air as we get into the weekend. right now it's 49 degrees in mount pocono. that number dropped basically 10 degrees in the last hour. still fairly mild reading allentown, lancaster in the upper 50. 63 millville and dover and pretty equal to that in wilmington but we've had those very strong winds ahead of that front out of the westerly direction today, 9444 miles an hour in many locations. most of the scattered showers are off to our north and you can see they're really starting to fade as we're losing that daytime sunlight and once the sun sets, the clouds will fall apart and then our eyes are way to the south. you can see moisture starting to pull together here. it is still rather a fracture so he to speak but it will pull itself together and develop a storm off the coast and that will send a lot of precipitation through the
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midatlantic and eventually the northeast. but for tonight, we've got there clearing sky. it turns brisk and colder. 20's in the northern and western suburbs, the majority of the region buffer the freezing .38 philadelphia, 36 wilmington, 39 cape may and toms river at 36 degrees. as we get into your saturday, it starts bright in the morning. a little chilly with temperature in the lower 40's. 45 at noon and then clouds really 36 ken up quickly during the afternoon hours and even a few showers developing late in the afternoon from the south working its way north with a temperature coming in at 48. as we look at future tracker, tomorrow evening at 7:00 p.m., you can see some mixed rain and snow showers in southern areas it's just cloud deal. north of philadelphia tomorrow evening into tomorrow night and then the real bulk of the precipitation as this nor'easter develops pulls in. sunday morning this is lunchtime that wet snow north and west, temperatures well above freezing so melting on most surfaces throughout the day on sunday with rain south and east. that continues 5 o'clock
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sunday afternoon. wet snow north and west. at this point it will start to accumulate on some of the grass, the trees, the cars but again, wet pavement south of the city, still only seeing that cold rain and that continues into sunday night with that wet snow north and west. mainly rain south and east but even in southern areas it will change to some wet snow before it ends. those far southern areas of new jersey, delaware at the very end sunday night a quick coating to an inch is likely but for the majority of our area, we're looking at one to 3-inches of that wet snow and some of the higher terrain in southeastern pennsylvania like chester county near elverson or montgomery county up in the lehigh valley there could be some pockets of 4-inches. so, it's that very heavy wet snow, mainly melting on the roads and elevation plays a big role in march snowstorms. the higher you're up the more snow that can stick and then the rain/snow line very tricky as we go into sunday and sunday night. exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, 48 tomorrow sun
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giving way to clouds and again that wet snow and rain south and east kind of a mixture here on sunday of 38 degrees. but then by monday it's brisk chilly, the sun is back of 46. near 50 come tuesday. and then wednesday and beyond spring will officially arrive so to speak of how it feels outside with those temperatures getting near 70 degrees. >> thank you adam. abc's "world news tonight" with david muir next on channel6. "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl17 with brian taff, sharrie williams, adam joseph and ducis rodgers and then please join us for "action news at 11:00 here on channel6. for adam joseph cecily tynan, ducis rodgers and the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner. we hope you'll join us for "action news" at 11:00. >> ♪ this price can't be right...
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